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ABC News Says Calcium and Vitamin D Not Needed - What is the scientific truth?
Bone Health

ABC News Says “Calcium and Vitamin D Not Needed” – What is the scientific truth?

On November 29th 2019, ABC News featured in an article entitled “Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Not Necessary for Healthy Adults” a recent review that was published in the Medical Journal of Australia. The paper is entitled “Controversies in Medicine: The Role of Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements in Adults”. Unfortunately, The ABC News article provided misleading information which emphasised

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bicarbonate of soda reduces autoimmune inflammation
Autoimmunity

Bicarbonate of Soda reduces Autoimmune inflammation

Baking soda is a common ingredient in baking and cooking. It helps the batter expand, which when put in heat, rises. You might even know too that it is also a popular cleaning aide. It raises pH in pools, and can also be added to vinegar or lemon to clean surfaces. It is also used to clean teeth. More recently,

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Vitamin D for baby health
Adrenal Fatigue

Vitamin D for Baby Health

Baby health depends on the health of the mother not only during pregnancy, but also PRIOR to conception. This period is often called the “window of opportunity” for the mother to be in her best health as it has a huge impact on the baby’s development for a healthy and happy child. One vital nutrient in the mum’s health is

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How to Manage Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) Naturally [Part 1 of 2]
Adrenal Fatigue

How to Manage Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) Naturally [Part 1 of 2]

Ankylosing Spondylitis, or AS, is one type of arthritis that targets the spine or the vertebrae, fusing them together. AS is almost as common as rheumatoid arthritis, and is more commonly seen in men, with 1/4 of patients with AS being women. It usually appears early around teenage or young adult years. Rarely does it appear in people over the

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Magnesium a core essential for everyone
Adrenal Fatigue

Magnesium – What form is the best?

Magnesium is one of the minerals most commonly prescribed by naturopaths. Thus, choosing the right form and right dose is hugely important to gain maximum benefit in the shortest time. Often patients ask, “What form of Magnesium is best?” Well in short, there are many forms, but a combination is best. With the various methodological differences in Magnesium bio-availability research,

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Choosing a high quality fish oil
Bone Health

Choosing a High Quality Fish Oil

Fish oil is wildly popular with both health practitioners and patients around the world. There is no doubt that omega-3 has a wide array of benefits such as potent anti-inflammatory properties, reducing brain inflammation after trauma, improving memory and protecting against Alzheimer’s. But before purchasing fish oil it is important to do your homework because not all fish oil is

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